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14 March 2018

Tribute to Rapid International co-founder, Jim Lappin

First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
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Rapid International, the Northern Ireland global concrete, construction and environmental industries equipment manufacturer, has paid tribute to its co-founder, Jim Lappin, who has died aged 76.

A company spokesperson said: “Jim co-founded Rapid International originally as Craigavon Engineering in 1969 alongside the late Robert (Bertie) Pickering and together they established a business that today continues to be a leading manufacturer in its industry across the globe.
Jim up until recently had still been involved in the business and he will be sadly missed by the whole Rapid family.

I hope you will join us in extending our sincere condolences to the Lappin family, including Jim’s wife Bessie, his son Mark (our current managing director), daughters Gillian and Allison, daughter-in-law Elaine, sons-in-law Ken and Keith, grandchildren and the whole extended Lappin family.”

Donations if desired to Marie Curie Cancer Care c/o Joseph Poots and Son, Funeral Directors, 42 Bridge Street Portadown BT63 5AE. 

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